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Title: Stutsman County Extension Service Records

Dates: 1929-1965

Collection Number: Mss 10537

Quantity: 3 feet

Abstract: Consists of general files and publications on theater related activities such as puppetry, marionettes, masks, and a scrapbook of newspaper clippings.

Provenance: The Stutsman County Extension Service Records were transferred to the State Archives from the Museum Division in 1990. 

Property Rights: The State Historical Society of North Dakota owns the property rights to this collection.

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Box 1:
General Files                     

Box 2:
General Files     

Box 3:
Marionette  Material,    1932-1939


Box 4:
1 Animal Marionettes, by Paul McPharlin             
2 Marionettes Patterns, from Curtis Publishing Company                             
3 How to Make Marionettes, by Edith Flack Ackley                          
4 The Secrets of Making Marionettes, by Rose and Sutton           
5 Poor Giraffe and Other Puppet Plays, by Marion W. Flexner and Dorothy Park Clark
6 Masks and Costumes, by F.W. Bosserman                        
7 Puppets in America 1739 to Today, by Paul McPharlin                  
8 Marionettes, by Edith Flack Ackley                                      
9 A Book of Marionette Plays, by Ann Stoddard & Tony Sarg       
10 Puppetry, by Paul McPharlin, Ed.                                       

Box 5:
1 Marionettes, Masks and Shadows, by Winifred H. Mills.            
2 Arts and Activities, May 1956                  
   Buick Magazine, October-November 1958
   Mozart, Salzburger Marionetten theater
   "Puppets & Marionettes" Reprinted from Childcraft, vol. 8. (2 copies)
3 How to do it, Pyrography and Flemish                
   Carving, by T. Vernette Morse
   The Therapeutic Theatre, by C.I. Lowman, M.D.
   Puppetry Bulletin          1937-1938, 1938-1939, 1939-1940
   Paul McPharlin, Ed.
   Hand Puppets, by Marion W. Flexner,                
   Alice Cane, Dorothy Park Clark.
   The Palette, Vol 33, #2,               Spring 1953
   Plan for a Folding Stage, by Paul McPharlin
4 Puppetry Journal, March-December    1951                      
5 Puppetry Journal, January-December                 1952                      
   Puppetry Journal, January-December                 1953
   Puppetry Journal, January-August        1954
   Puppetry Journal, Jan. & Feb. 1955
   Puppetry Journal, March-April                1956
   Miscellaneous Publications

Box 6:
Scrapbook of Published Articles                               

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